Definition of Animal nature

1. Noun. The physical (or animal) side of a person as opposed to the spirit or intellect.

Exact synonyms: Animality
Generic synonyms: Nature
Derivative terms: Animal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Animal Nature

animal fiber
animal fibre
animal food
animal foot
animal fries
animal glue
animal graft
animal group
animal husbandry
animal identification systems
animal kingdom
animal leg
animal material
animal model
animal nature (current term)
animal oil
animal order
animal pigment
animal pole
animal product
animal products
animal protein factor
animal psychology
animal rights
animal scientist
animal shelter
animal skin
animal soap
animal spirits

Literary usage of Animal nature

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1. The Economy of Nature Explained and Illustrated on the Principles of Modern by George Gregory (1798)
"... applicable to animal nature. The elementary principles, however, which enter into the ... whereas, in animal nature, there is not only a moil elaborate ..."

2. Animal Intelligence: Experimental Studies by Edward Lee Thorndike (1911)
"The other doctrine which witnesses to neglect of the axiom that behavior is the creation of the environment, acting on the animal's nature, is the doctrine ..."

3. Nature and the Bible: A Course of Lectures Delivered in New York, in by Sir John William Dawson (1875)
"A. The animal nature of ... AS much unreasonable scepticism has been expressed in some quarters with reference to the animal nature of ..."

4. Essays on Human Rights and Their Political Guaranties by Elisha P. Hurlbut, George Combe (1847)
"Wealth, then, in this view of the subject, is any excess of property, beyond what is required to satisfy the simple wants of man's animal nature—and his ..."

5. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"ent in our nature, which we derive from our animal nature; it is the grace of God alone which can lift us up above this grovelling part of ourselves. ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... length portrait couple at the National Gallery (1434), in which a rare insight into the detail of animal nature is revealed in a study of a terrier dog. ..."

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